Are you translating in your head when you speak in English?


Look at me. I’m a horse race commentator. Actually, I’m not a horse racing commentator. I wish I was. After enjoying vacation in Tokyo and Gwangwon Province, I worked as an interpreter for a conference. I interpreted Korean to English. Interpretation and translation are not the same. Interpretation is when […]

How to pronounce “Corn” and “Cone”


Hope you’re enjoying your summer. I just came back from a trip to a rural area in Gangwon-do, South Korea. I got to breathe fresh air and spend some time in nature. During my stay in Gangwon-do, I didn’t check any email, use the internet or even my phone for 4 […]

Sushi Is Delicious


I just came back from a business trip in Japan. Japanese people working in the service industry are interesting. When you ask them questions, they recite an answer that they memorized from a manual. It feels like I’m talking to a robot.I understand that they have to recite the script so […]

He Has a Few Screws Loose

My friend Dave has a few screws loose. No, he is not Frankenstein. He doesn’t have screws in his head. Dave lives in the United States, and it was time for him to fly to Korea. He prepared everything. Clothes, money, and even his favorite video games. He arrived at […]